Press Releases

  • CN says unionized maintenance-of-way employees in Canada ratify new four-year labour agreement

    January 30 2015 10:15 PM ET

    MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced
    today that members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union Local 2004
    have ratified a four-year labour agreement covering approximately 3,000
    maintenance-of-way employees who inspect, maintain and repair CN's
    track, bridges and structures in Canada. The new agreement was reached
    prior to the expiry of the previous agreement and is retroactive to
    Jan. 1, 2015.

  • SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of The Board of Directors of MeadWestvaco Corp. - MWV

    January 30 2015 10:15 PM ET

    BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of MeadWestvaco Corp. ("MeadWestvaco" or "the Company") (NYSE-MWV-News) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the merger of the Company with  Rock-Tenn Company ("Rock-Tenn").

  • Lonestar Resources, Ltd December 2014 Quarterly Results Conference Call

    January 30 2015 9:51 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lonestar Resources, Ltd. (ASX: LNR, OTCQX: LNREF) will announce its December 2014 quarterly results on February 1, 2015. The report will be made available via both the ASX announcements platform and the Company's website at On Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. (U.S. Central Daylight Time), which is at 6:00 A.M. (Australian Eastern Daylight Time) on Monday, February 2, 2015, the results will be released.

  • Vyvanse® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII) Becomes First and Only Treatment Approved by the FDA for Adults with Moderate to Severe Binge Eating Disorder

    January 30 2015 9:24 PM ET

    LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyvanse® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII), the first and only medication for the treatment of moderate to severe binge eating disorder (B.E.D.) in adults, shown to significantly reduce the mean number of binge days per week. Vyvanse is not indicated or recommended for weight loss or the treatment of obesity. Other sympathomimetic drugs used for weight loss have been associated with serious cardiovascular reactions.

  • Weight Loss Scams Remain a Problem but There's Never Been More Hope for the Severely Obese

    January 30 2015 9:00 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent news story revealing that the Better Business Bureau has given a failing grade of F to the Sveltox weight loss patch is simply the latest reminder of the ongoing problem of snake oil weight loss products.

  • UAW President Dennis Williams and UAW-Ford Vice President Jimmy Settles announced today that the union is delivering on its promise to convert workers

    January 30 2015 8:59 PM ET

    DETROIT, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UAW President Dennis Williams and UAW-Ford Vice President Jimmy Settles announced today that the union is delivering on its promise to convert workers making entry-level wages to traditional employees. 

    "The 2011 UAW-Ford agreement allows for a contractual limit of entry-level employees. Once that threshold is surpassed, entry-level employees convert by seniority to 'regular, non-entry level employment.' At this time, fifty-five UAW-Ford workers will receive the wage increases, which put them in the category of non entry-level employment.

  • How to Get (or Get Ahead in) the Top Jobs of 2015

    January 30 2015 8:40 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Forbes list of the "10 Most Promising Jobs of 2015" highlights high-paying, in-demand careers expected to offer big potential to job seekers in the coming year.

  • Super Bowl Ring Pawned to Buy Drugs, Player Does Prison Time, Coach Bill Walsh Helps with Recovery

    January 30 2015 8:34 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new "Stories of Alcohol Justice" video released today, Bruce Lee Livingston, Executive Director / CEO of Alcohol Justice, talks with Eason Ramson about his life and professional football career that ended when he spiraled into substance abuse, crime, and prison.

  • This is a Test Release from PR Newswire

    January 30 2015 8:17 PM ET

    CLEVELAND, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This is a test from PR Newswire. This is a test from PR Newswire. This is a test from PR Newswire. This is a test from PR Newswire. This is a test from PR Newswire.

    To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:

    SOURCE PR Newswire Test

  • Gerber and Peds to Collaborate

    January 30 2015 7:46 PM ET

    MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gerber Childrenswear LLC announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Peds Legwear (formerly known as Richelieu Hosiery), which will further strengthen their respective positions in the growing children's wear market.

  • Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc.

    January 30 2015 7:30 PM ET

    WAYNE, Pa., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan & Maniskas, LLP has commenced an investigation into potential securities law violations by certain officers of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. ("Advanced Emissions" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ADES).

  • Safeway Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Offer to Purchase Senior Notes Due 2019, 2020 and 2021

    January 30 2015 7:19 PM ET

    PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeway Inc. ("Safeway") today announced the results of its offer to purchase (the "Offer") any and all of the outstanding series of senior notes described in the table below (the "Senior Notes").  The Offer, which was made pursuant to the Change of Control Notice and Offer to Purchase dated December 3, 2014, expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on January 30, 2015.  


    Title of Security

    Principal Amount Outstanding

    CUSIP No.

  • Senior Health Partners (SHP), a Healthfirst Company, Provides Notice of Data Security Incident

    January 30 2015 7:07 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Health Partners (SHP), a Healthfirst company, is today notifying approximately 2,700 of its members that a laptop and smartphone belonging to an assessment nurse employed by Premier Home Health ("Premier"), a business associate, were stolen from the nurse's apartment. SHP and Premier conducted investigations and found no indication that anyone accessed or misused any personal information or protected health information. Nevertheless, SHP is notifying members so that, with SHP's assistance, they may protect themselves.

  • Share Your Sunday Night Spread With Shelter Dogs Via #tweetforbowls

    January 30 2015 7:02 PM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Let's be honest – Sunday has gone to the dogs. From pitching products to Puppy Bowls to ten seconds of fame in pulled commercials, dogs seem to be as much a part of game day as the halftime show.

    But what's in it for the dogs?  Aren't we just leveraging their natural cuteness to sell more products, win ad awards and drive ratings? Isn't it time we throw them a bone … or more specifically a bowl?

  • Clinical Study: Improved Breast Reconstruction Outcomes with Seri Scaffold

    January 30 2015 7:01 PM ET

    EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Mark Jewell announces the first publication of 1 year outcome data involving the use of Seri Surgical Scaffold in breast reconstruction in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal. The Sure-001 study is a FDA-approved study involving the use of this biologic textile for soft tissue reinforcement in two-stage breast reconstruction. Dr. Jewell is one of the developers and investigators of this product that is commercially available through Allergan:

  • Valtronic & JetFuel Technologies: Partnership Toward Reducing Brain Injury

    January 30 2015 7:00 PM ET

    SOLON, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valtronic develops partnerships built on the creation of innovative ideas, technology, and positive outcomes for all. That is why, when Perry Jeter Jr., CEO of JetFuel Technologies was introduced to Valtronic, a strategic partnership was born.

    Logo -

  • Flowers Foods Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall on Market Basket Original English Muffins Sold in Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire

    January 30 2015 6:59 PM ET

    THOMASVILLE, Ga, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Flowers Foods (NYSE: FLO) is voluntarily recalling Market Basket Fork Split 6 count Original English Muffins with the UPC code 0 49705 82137 4 and best by dates of November 27, 2014 through February 6, 2015 because they contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to dairy products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses have been reported to date.

  • Astronauts Speak with University of California Students from Space Station

    January 30 2015 6:58 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering students at the University of California, Davis will have a rare opportunity to speak with Expedition 42 crew members currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) at 12:45 p.m. EST (9:45 a.m. PST) Thursday, Feb. 5. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.

  • Tia Quinn Of BOOST Collaborative Named San Diego's Most Admired CEO In Education

    January 30 2015 6:52 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tia Quinn, CEO and Founder of BOOST Collaborative received an award Wednesday for Most Admired CEO in the Small Education category.  The 8th Annual San Diego Business Journal Most Admired CEO Awards recognized CEOs in the San Diego community for their contributions to the San Diego County business community.

    Quinn was among more than 130 finalists and received this achievement for the first time. 

  • Royal Dutch Shell Endorses Shareholder Resolution on Climate Change

    January 30 2015 6:44 PM ET

    OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Royal Dutch Shell Board of Directors yesterday endorsed a shareholder resolution requiring the company to commit to reduce emissions and invest in renewable energy, to do away with bonus systems that promote climate harming activities, and to stress test its business model against the two degrees Celsius warming limit adopted by 141 governments in the UN's Copenhagen Accord.